The partnership will provide startups a platform from which to disrupt and revolutionise business.
GlobalRoam has unveiled Toku with many innovative features. Will it disrupt the calling apps market?
Viber has released its first sticker pack specially designed for Malaysian users.
A BBC Nepali channel has been launched on the instant messaging and calling app Viber, to deliver public service and emergency information in Nepalese and English.
Despite the strong positioning of voice communication applications like Skype and Viber, Singapore-based startup Gentay Communications Pte Ltd – which recently launched its low-bandwidth voice communications app Nanu – believes that there is still ample opportunity to grow.
Research firm Ovum has forecast that social messaging apps will cost operators US$32.6 billion in 2013, growing to over US$86 billion in 2020, with pace in the space picking up this year.
Amid the glitzy array of smartphone and tablet announcements made in the first few days of the Mobile World Congress (MWC), there were other industry issues debated, albeit more inconspicuously, within the halls of the Fira Gran Via – issues that could threaten disruption in today’s fast growing mobile-dominated world.